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20 August 2014 Last updated at 01:18 ET

Brain stimulation 'helps in stroke'Brain stimulation

Stimulating the part of the brain which controls movement may help people recover from strokes.


Ebola awareness campaigners stage a street performances at an event in Monrovia, Liberia - 18 August 2014Liberian Ebola patients 'found'

Seventeen suspected Ebola patients who went missing in Liberia after a health centre was attacked have been found, a minister tells the BBC.

Woman with hand over her faceDepression with Parkinson's 'common'

Depression and anxiety are twice as common in people newly-diagnosed with Parkinson's disease compared to the general population, research suggests.

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Boy has ears created from ribs

A nine-year-old boy who was born without ears has had a pair created from his ribs.

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Health workers wearing protective clothing prepare to carry an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms at Duwala market in Monrovia August 17, 2014.Ebola crisis

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